Developing London’s Rivers – Event Outputs

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

On the 5th June Atkins, London Borough of Lewisham, Planning for Water and the River Restoration Centre held a workshop which aimed to discuss how to integrate river corridor improvement measures into the planning system within all London Boroughs. There were a series of presentations that concentrated on policy implementation, valuing the environment, scientific evidence for river restoration and partnership working. A site visit to Ladywell Fields on the River Ravensbourne complemented the days talks.

          Presentations (click titles to see presentations)  


Introduction to the meeting

Paul Chapman

London Borough of Lewisham


Chair: Jenny Mant, River Restoration Centre


Planning for rivers – delivering multiple benefits

Michael Forrester/Helen Milner

London Borough of Lewisham



Improving our rivers - The Environment Agency’s role

Dave Webb

Environment Agency


Chair: Kevin Skinner, Atkins


Valuing the environmental gains from improving rivers

Lucy Shuker

Environment Agency

Valuing the environment


Mayes Brook restoration project – measuring success

Geraldene Wharton

Queen Mary University of London

Valuing the environment


Partnership working – sharing resources to get more for less

Emma Harrington

Thames 21

Planning and delivery


Summary of the meeting

Paul Chapman

London Borough of Lewisham



Site visit: Ladywell Fields

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